Karan finishes in 11th spot in 1,500m heats

Karan finishes in 11th spot in 1,500m heats

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Friday 05/08/2022
[Image: FASANOC]

Yeshnil Karan has finished in 11th place in the Men's 1,500 metres heats at the Commonwealth Games last night.

This was Karan's first appearance at the Games and he was up against some of the best long-distance runners, such as Jake Heyward of Wales, Oliver Hoare of Australia and Timothy Cheruiyot of Kenya.

The former Tavua College student ran a time of 4 minutes 4.22 seconds.

Looking at other results, Semesa Naiseruvati lost to Jamie Walker of England 21-11 in Round 4 of the lawn bowl Men's singles but made a come back in Round 5 defeating Robert Simpson of Jamaica 21-4, Fiji lost to Guyana 3-0 in table tennis Mixed doubles, Akanisi Latu lost to Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel of India 3-0 in the table tennis Women's singles, and Fiji lost to Guyana in the table tennis Women doubles.

Australia continues to lead the medal tally with 48 gold, 39 silver and 39 bronze.


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